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FOX News
Sep 28, 2012 1:00pm EDT
, and the george bush drunk driving story in 2000. if this is a political october surprise, how does that affect the vote on november 6. we will ask george w. bush's chief of staff, andy card about how the narrative would be different if president bush was in office today. we have been hearing a lot about that some other news outlets today. why there was a potential cover-up on a terror attack on u.s. soil, where is the media on this? governor mitt romney spoke to a foreign-policy topic forum at valley college in california. it shows president obama leading in pennsylvania by more than a point. but that did not stop the governor from blasting the president for calling deadly turmoil around the muslim world, a bump in the road. >> i don't consider 20 or 30,000 people dying just a bump in the road. or a muslim brotherhood president in egypt a bump in the road. i don't consider the killing of our diplomats in libya as a bump in the road, and i sure as heck don't consider iran becoming nuclear, a bump in the road. we need someone who recognizes what is ahead and what is willing to be done as a leade
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the federal government with their boots on our neck. when george bush was president, we lost 700,000 jobs per month. all these programs were in place at the time. the only addition is the health care act, which has not been fully implemented. i think that you have a selective memory of where we are in this country and how we got to where we currently are. >> i must say, mr. sadler may well be the only person, the only small business owner, former small-business owner in the state who does not think the regulatory and tax burden under this administration has make -- made life harder to create jobs. i will tell you, crisscrossing the state, it does not matter, east texas, west texas, austin, dallas, houston, small-business owners say their life has become much harder with the regulatory uncertainty and burdens. two-thirds of all new jobs come from small-business. >> i am not hearing that from small business. you keep saying that, but i do not hear it. >> in response to the romney video, a obama video service in which he discusses market forces and competition, but also the redistribution of wea
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 1:00pm PDT
ave changed since the health care ruling which was arguably the biest opinion by the court since bush versu gore re than a decade ago. right after thethare cision in f justice john roberts ked to colleagues that he wou find an island ftress to escapehere' ginsburgescrib the evenul spring. >> the term has been more than usually taxing. some have called it the term of the century. >> reporter: now three months later the court is back and there are no signs of it cooling down. >> the justices are moving from the frying pan right into the fire. they are tackling some of the most difficult legal questions of the day. across the board probably the biggest term in at least a decade. >> reporter: cases involving the contentious issues of affirmative action, same sex marriage, voting rights and abortion are all likely to come up this term which kicks off monday. >> there's some very exciting cases already on the docket. there's a lot more in the pipeline that may -- the court's going to be making a decision on soon. >> reporter: another set of big decisions will bring even more scrutiny on the
FOX News
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
was in a white house with george herbert walker bush. he took that brief every day. george w. bush took it every day. i believe that bill clinton took it every day. this president thinks he's smarter than those guys and doesn't have to engage in the discussion. that's the most important half hour of the day for a president who has to protect the security of the united states. >> george herbert walker bush did not hold any bilateral meetings of the united nations in 1992. >> bill: wait a minute. hang on a second. joe, joe, this is what you're missing. the president of the united states is lying to the families of four dead americans. >> he is not lying. he's not lying. >> bill: if this was a spontaneous attack, they happened to have in their back pocket rocket-propelled grenade, if it wasn't a planned, orchestrated attack? they happened to have a mortar round in their back pocket that they were firing at the embassy? >> sean, sean -- >> bill: wait a minute. why were the -- >> sean, wait for me for a second. when libya fell, when the government collapsed, there were thousands and thousands of rpgs
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
that are saying farewell. see what he says about george w. bush and john mccain. this is "the daily rundown." i am chuck todd. let's get to the first reads of the morning. in the last two weeks, we polled in nine battleground states deciding the election. ohio, florida, virginia, colorado, iowa, wisconsin, north carolina, nevada, new hampshire. bad news for mitt romney, he doesn't lead in a single one. at best within the poll's margin of error. at worst, trails by eight points. this morning, how the nine states stack up. we said it again and again. the president's job approval rating may be the best indicator of where the bout may be. where it is more than 50, the president favored to win. iowa, florida, new hampshire, ohio, virginia, his approval rating below that, 47 or 48 in four. colorado, nevada, north carolina, wisconsin. here is a second way to breakdown the numbers. romney struggled with favorability number all year. that number underwater, more voters have unfavorable than favorable view in six states. romney is in positive territory in just three. florida, north carolina, virginia. final
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
if president obama had done something like that. >> george w. bush. >> from the right or george w. bush, or if mitt romney made a speech and held up that kind of a bomb and drew the line. it boggles the mind. these are serious issues. they are complex. the country and the world deserves to know exactly where we are in the process and where we're going to get to. >> i know that particularly netanyahu always savvy about the american media. this was clearly designed so that more of us would cover this. it was an and t-- antic. >> i think probably benjamin netanyahu's standing with important leaders is pretty well fixed, i don't think it moves it one way or another. he is a hard liner. he doesn't like this administration plainly. they have some real differences. he is quite close to mitt romney. he knew him before -- >> how about the fact, i was going to say, how about the fact today he will speak by phone to both. a world leader doing that -- >> that's a danger for him, i have known him a long time. he is always moving forward. the danger is that he can involve himself too demonstrably in
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT
al gore was debating george w. bush in 2000, al gore, the vice president of the united states, was seen as a great debate, george w. bush not so much. but then al gore, you know, had some fumbles and in terms of the sighing he did and a lot of people were paying attention to that. and bush all of a sudden looked a whole lot better. these debates can be significant for relatively trivial things like that, if, for example, and you remember when the first president bush, george h.w. bush, you know, at one of the presidential debates started looking at his watch and it looked like he was ready to move on. let's get out of here, already. that hurt him, i think, in his re-election bid against bill clinton back in 1992. it is part of the game. it is what goes on. but i think these debates are going to be really, really important for that, 6%, 7%, 8% who are legitimately undecided or switchable, haven't completely made up their minds. they're going to be watching the three presidential debates, the one vice presidential debate in october. and they'll make up their minds. i think all t
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 9:00am PDT
about the last 20 years or so. h.w. bush first, then bill clinton raised taxes, all of these predictions of doom, instead we had the '90s boom and george w. bush cut taxes and there were predictions of prosperity and instead we had the slowest decade since world war ii and then the crisis. none of this is to say that tax cuts cause economic problems or tax increases lead to prosperity. i don't know anyone who seriously makes that argument. the question is, how important are tax cuts to economic growth? and i don't know how you look at recent history and say that relatively modest changes in the top marginal tax rate is the main force driving the american economy. >> yet, it is the sort of magical ball, the ball, once you slash taxes for top income earners everything is going to magically right itself. i think it's -- josh, i thought it was an interesting -- that sound we played from romney, kind of backing away from his announcement that everybody's tax rates are going to go down. it is, i think, an acknowledgement the tax plan that he put out is math mat kaly impossible. to balance the
FOX News
Sep 27, 2012 10:00am PDT
speechwriter for president george w. bush. mark, what the intel services are telling us now is that not only was what she said not true, but this administration knew it wasn't true and they knew it for several days. not only did they know this was a terrorist attack, but, they knew it had been listed officially inside the government as a terrorist attack. that they were searching for the suspects. that it was an attack on u.s. soil, which a u.s. consulate is. and the first u.s. ambassador to be killed since 1979. they knew all that when susan rice was sent out to tell us it was in response to a video and just a spontaneous act. what, please put this in perspective for us. >> well, let's have the most generous interpretation possible for this administration. when eli lake broke the story, why i think it is wrong, this is only explanation possible. when eli lake broke the story. megyn: "daily beast". >> yeah for "the daily beast", soon after the attack we had a pretty good bead on some of the individuals involved in the attack. another one said we had two kinds of intelligence on one guy. we b
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, but much unlike the last bush administration, which is very corporate and its cultural field. there wasn't a lot of sniping. and if the bush number spacing, as an exception haven't been that snake be. this administration is very different. there's a lot of fighting, confusion and frustration in the culture of the administration usually reflects the guy at the top. so you have obama as someone who comes across on the people who know him as sort of moody, indecisive, sent this come as someone who has been jokes in his presence when he's not the one telling them, someone who is not a constant predictable northstar. and that comes through in the culture of the administration. a lot of the people are willing to talk because at some point it will spend weeks or months working on a decision, a policy just to topple at the last minute. one of the close collection's advisers very little reefing her back out of the issue. we just sort of sweep and ended in a careful where a negotiation and planning. so it wasn't an ideological motivation. it was a personal motivation, professional motivation. >> t
CNN
Sep 26, 2012 1:00am PDT
. >> they matter enormously. one of the models that president obama has, president george h.w. bush, president bush senior. his rolodex and his friendships made an enormous difference in the quality of his presidency on foreign policy. you know, when saddam went into kuwait and the united states was able to round up all those friends, a lot of that had to do with the personal relationships that george bush senior had established over time, and people give you the benefit of the doubt when there's skepticism. look at the distrust that exists between netanyahu and president obama on that very issue alone. we could have a conflict with iran that sort of comes through just the two people not having a very good personal relationship and maybe misreading each other. i think these things are very, very important in international diplomacy, especially in the middle east. >> critics of governor romney say look, he's done his share of light interviews but it's a different, i mean, the standard for somebody campaigning who is not in public office and somebody who is president of the united states is very diff
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
and military leadership say we don't know. another trillion dollars to extend all of the bush tax cuts. that's $8 trillion. the notion that somehow by wealthy they're, the middle class is going to be held harmless. the middle class has to understand, if romney wins this presidential election, they'll be paying the bill not to reduce the deficit, not to reduce jobs, to give huge tax cuts to the wealthy. >> the idea of the president is not going to tell the truth, has become the theme inside the romney camp. here's what governor romney said. >> you learned and studied all this about president obama as a debater, what are you looking? >> i think he's going to say a lot of things that aren't accurate. you know, i would be tempted to go back to that wonderful line by ronald reagan, there you go again. >> he's admitted that your campaign has gone overboard at times with the rhetoric, are you worried that president obama is going to have a rough night with the fact-checkers wednesday night? >> absolutely not. we still believe that this is going to be a close race. but the reason, you know, governor
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
, we... >> chris: bush tax cuts -- >> tax breaks. he passed the obamacare taxes and a dozen hit middle income taxpayers breaking the promise and he proposes a maxive tax increase on job creators in january and to go to your question, we don't think the idea or solution is to impose new taxes on low income people, we want people out of poverty and back to the middle class, why our economic policies are designed to create jobs, and opportunities so people can get higher take-home pay and the key is this: get people from not paying income taxes because they've had incomes to the middle class so they have jobs that have higher take-home pay and they pay taxes, we want to create more taxpayers and don't want to tax more people with bad tax policy, we want to create taxpayers by growing the middle class and getting people back to work with higher take-home pay and the secret is economic growth, chris. look, the premise of the conversations, the premise of tax -- your tax reform point is, as if the economic pie is fixed and it is the governor's tribe to redistribute it. that is not true or ho
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
during the 2000 race between george w. bush and al gore. gore won the popular vote. but bush won the electoral college after a bitter legal battle. so, the fight for the white house comes down to a handful of states where the candidates are focusing the bulk of their time and resources. ohio getting the most attention. frequent campaign stops and tons of television ads. >> it's time for a new economic patriotism. >> too many americans are struggling to find work in today's economy. >> reporter: the obama campaign has spent more than $40 million on ads in ohio since may 1st. the romney campaign, more than $20 million. recent polling shows that in three, critical battleground states, president obama's in the lead. but the romney campaign says their internal polling in those states shows a much tighter race. >> they're going to have to plant the flag in ohio and fight like crazy. >> reporter: but romney's path to victory is shrinking. this week, abc news shifted ohio from the toss-up column to ohio. mitt romney would need to win nearly all of the remaining seven toss-up states to wi
CNN
Sep 27, 2012 1:00pm PDT
on getting things done as opposed to be able to message i care like george h.w. bush. >> a compassionate conservative like george w. bush projected himself. >> first of all, the government that george w. bush was already a true conservative. he didn't ve to lock that portion of his base up. wolf, i got to say it. trust me, after playing that sound bite on the health care in massachusetts, you can literally feel erick cringe as mitt romney said that because, again, he says i'm going to rpeal obama care but then he comes back later and says i'm going to implement some pies oe affordable care act. so, dude, yan't have it both ways. and that's romney's problem. he is boxedin beuse he was the one who passed universal health care in achusetts. now we have it nationa ankee erick who desperatelyto s a republican president are going, oh, my god, here he goes again. >> go ahead, erick. >> yep. well, i keep a little airpla he front pocket in front of me for times like this. i remember a lot of republican candidates saying it's going to be hard for him to make the case on obama care. we're finding t
FOX News
Sep 29, 2012 3:00am PDT
, in 2008, we came off of 8 years of george bush and the faith based community has embraced george bush and had someone been disappointed with some the effects of that. then we had john mccain who really never came out and endorsed the faith community at all. and then we had a president elected and all of us were excited. i was excited with the hope and change message. hoping some good things happen. i vote for democrats. i vote for republicans. i was excited about that. after four years, looking at issues like same sex marriage, all of the life issues which the president does not stand for, and you see religious liberty being attacked as never before in this country. the faith-based community now understands what the alternative is is. and we understand that mitt romney, while some have said well, he is a mormon he is not an evangelical may not be the candidate of our religious choice, i can say with a surety that he aligns with family values, with the same sex marriage values, with the life values much more with the evangelical community than this president does. >> dr. mark smith, yo
FOX News
Sep 30, 2012 11:00am PDT
for are president proprosing higher taxes is president obama. >> chris: because he would end the bush tax cuts for the wealthy. >> he passed all of the obama care taxes and about a dozen hit middle income taxpayers. to go to your question, we or thehink the idea report solution is to impose new taxes on low income people. we want to get people out of poverty and back to the middle class and that is why the economic policies are designed to create jobs and opportunities. the key is get people from not paying income taxes because they have bad incomes to the middle class that have jobs with higher tax home pay so they create taxes. we don't want to tax more people with bad tax policy. we want to grow the middle class and get people back to work with higher take home fay. the secret to this is economic growth, chris. the premise of the conversations and tax reform point is as if the economic pie is fixed and that it is governments if job to redistribute the slices. is not how the world works. we want to grow the pie and we want economic opportunity. we want people to be able to get a better job a
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
. the process became infamous in the 2000 race between bush and gore. gore won the popular vote, bush won the electoral college after a bitter legal battle. the fight for the white house comes down to a handful of states where candidates are focusing. ohio getting the most attention frequent campaign stops tons of ads. the obama campaign has spent more than 40 million dollars in ads in ohio. romney campaign more than 20 million in three critical battleground states president obama is in the lead. romney campaign says their internal polling in those states shows a tighter race. >> they have to plant a flag in ohio and fight like crazy many >> reporter: romney's path to victory is shrinking. the president is within 15 electoral votes of the 270 he needs to win reelection. mitt romney would need to win nearly all of the remaining seven tossup states to win the white house. they all went for president obama in 2008. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> prep work gets in full swing today for next week's oracle open world the annual weeklong tech conference that brings in 50,000 gets underw
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 1:00pm EDT
boroughs, quite right. thank you for correcting me. of course, he voted for george bush in the second election and, famously, he said he did not agree with a single domestic issue from george bush, with the exception of the fact he is handling terrorism in an important way. >> next all others. in the case of the movement of support for bob turner, you did an event shortly thereafter were you said they wanted to send a message to president obama that you did not think he was sufficiently handling his foreign policy correctly with respect to israel. >> with respect to the jewish community. >> you said you eventually met with president obama and he solicited my support and i decided to support him again. i want to step in here because it was apparently just last week they you delivered a speech at a synagogue for rashashana. >> i continued the discussion in the new york post. >> you were again, critical, of the obama administration. >> i have never seen nor perfect candidate and i was not perfect. i will always speak out, but if you read the article today and my other utterances, it has
FOX News
Sep 27, 2012 3:00am PDT
in lib can bombing colonel gaddafi who was an ally. president bush and tony blare. >> brian: he gave up his nuke to come back. >> he permitted american troops and law enforce intelligence to go. >> gretchen: but killed his own people. >> not a good die. but president obama's decision to kill him. he brought in people to run it far worse than colonel gaddafi and same human beings. because they got out of the guantanamo bay that we fought against for the past 11 years it is no surprise as a result of what the president did destroying the gaddafi government. no government strong enough to protect our people and asset. he is afraid to admit that. has ambassador rice gotten on air and saying i was wrong? when the whole world knows it >> gretchen: she said the message and american people. and they'll not go back. >> it is all for the president to get reelected and he's causing officials of the government materially to mislead the american public to facilitate his election victory. >> brian: we are used to the al-qaida threats and attacks and we see the national intelligence and cia and counte
CNN
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
in campaigns. i remember eight years ago when john kerry was getting ready to debate george bush, we were eight points down. coming out of that first debate we were tied with george bush. so there is an opportunity for mitt romney if he takes advantage of it next wednesday night, to turn the momentum around. he not only has to win this debate but has to change the dynamics in this race. we know he's going to show up prepared, disciplined and aggressive, even tim pawlenty said that he's as good as it gets when it comes to debating. but the question is whether or not he's going to be able to talk to the american people specifically about what his plans are for this country. that's been a huge deficit for him over the course of this campaign. no specifics, no details. so i think that is part of the burden he carries next wednesday night. >> i suppose one of the problems for you is that barack obama is in the strange position of being the quite clear favorite. i don't think many incumbent presidents have that going into debates but people say i saw a poll this morning, he's up nearly 60% of america
FOX News
Sep 27, 2012 9:00am EDT
obama's biggest opponent in the campaign might be the truth of the president bush's former deputy chief of staff and currently a fox news contributor among other things saying the president is not honest about his opponent or his own record. governor romney was asked about learned as president obama as debater. he said the following to abc. i think he will say a lot of things that are not accurate. end quote. stephen hayes, senior writer, "weekly standard." fox news contributor. good morning to you. he is writing about the truth squad. what is his allegation. >> he basically says the president sometimes plays fast and loose with the truth when makes claims in defense of his own record and making allegations about mitt romney, his record and the way he has run his campaign. bill: give me an example. what has he said in a battle ground state or what as he said on a tv ad that has been disapproved? >> he made a claim that got four pinnochios from "the washington post" yesterday that 90% of the debt was run up under his predecessor. the david letterman interview that president obama gave la
CNN
Sep 26, 2012 12:00am PDT
support of the republicans in congress, and president bush doubled that, then president obama and the democratic congress increased the earned income tax credit for families of more than three children. so you had -- this is a rejection of basically more than three decades of bipartisan policy to support working family. it's not a bunch of freeloaders. there are only a little less than 4% of the total population who don't pay federal income tax and don't work and may not be looking for work. we now have the numbers on this so i think that most important thing for him is to find a way to relate to more people in these debates and speak to more of them. this is not the republican primary anymore but -- >> is he principled, do you think, mitt romney? >> that's not the issue to me. i think he will -- i think he's principled in the sense that he will keep the commitments that he has made. almost all people when they run for president make a number of commitments. when they get elected, almost all presidents since modern studies have been done on this, last seven or eight presidents
CNN
Sep 26, 2012 8:00am PDT
was 10, he won a writing contest that gave him an opportunity to interview first lady laura bush. he has been constantly challenging himself, but at age 11 fabian faced his biggest challenge of all. he was diagnosed with stage three hodgkins lymphoma. >> then it becomes a blur. just tests and all kinds of scans and they put me in surgery. >> reporter: his mother, danielle watched fabian go from a happy, healthy boy to a very sick child. >> there's no greater nightmare. he was left more ill as a result of the treatments, you know the rebuilding was such a journey getting him back his strength back and his health back. >> with chemotherapy and radiation treatments, fabian began to lose his appetite. his mother became frustrated looking for new ways to feed her son. the things he used to like no longer tasted any good. so danielle kept experimenting with foods cooking things he would eat, but were also healthy for him so he could fight the cancer. >> it still boils down to the fact that you can do it or you can't do it. we're going to do it. so we got to do the best
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